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In November, for instance, archaeologists dug up more than 100 ornately painted wooden coffins, some with mummies, and dozens of other artifacts, including amulets, funeral statues and masks.
IN THE TOMBS OF SAQQARA, NEW DISCOVERIES ARE REWRITING ANCIENT EGYPT’S HISTORYSUDARSAN RAGHAVANAPRIL 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Was it a charm or amulet to be used by anyone which derived its value from the signification given to it?
THE SWASTIKATHOMAS WILSON
A girl who loves one man purely has about her an amulet which defies the advances of the profligate.
NIGHT AND MORNING, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
She plucked an amulet from her neck, gazing on it for an instant ere she laid it softly, tenderly, in the dead man's breast.
SARCHEDONG. J. (GEORGE JOHN) WHYTE-MELVILLE
In Aristotle's time, rue hung about the neck as an amulet prevented witchcraft.
THE MYSTERIES OF ALL NATIONSJAMES GRANT
When the girl heard that her spouse had been killed she took a piece of his skin and wore it as an amulet.
THE MYTHS OF THE NORTH AMERICAN INDIANSLEWIS SPENCE
I shall never forget your promise, however, but seek your aid with this amulet in the hour of need.
BARON BRUNOLOUISA MORGAN
It serves particularly as a sort of amulet, to protect against sickness-demons.
ELEMENTS OF FOLK PSYCHOLOGYWILHELM WUNDT
This amulet is a coloured stone shaped like a beetle—more specifically, the scarab.
ELEMENTS OF FOLK PSYCHOLOGYWILHELM WUNDT
As an amulet, however, its original significance was that of a vehicle of the soul, designed to protect against external dangers.
ELEMENTS OF FOLK PSYCHOLOGYWILHELM WUNDT
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WORDS RELATED TO AMULET

  • abracadabra
  • allure
  • amulet
  • bewitching
  • bewitchment
  • charm
  • conjuration
  • enchanting
  • enchantment
  • exorcism
  • fascination
  • glamour
  • hex
  • hexing
  • hocus-pocus
  • incantation
  • jinx
  • magic
  • mumbo jumbo
  • rune
  • sorcery
  • talisman
  • trance
  • voodoo
  • whack
  • whammy
  • witchery
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